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Losing words? Here are some new ones

July 26, 2017
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When I can’t sleep, or if I get bored while driving, sometimes I’ll amuse myself by making up words. If getting older means I’m going to start forgetting words—or at least have trouble retrieving them…

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Bad Advice Friday, 4-28-17

April 29, 2017
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Oh my gosh. It’s Friday. So, I shall once more be dispensing bad advice As usual, the advice will stupendously bad. You know it will be so as I had overwritten the file with my…

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Today’s brave new world needs some new vocabulary words

March 15, 2017
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It’s hard to comprehend, but an orange-faced reality-TV star is now POTUS (inspiring the acronym SCROTUS—so-called ruler of the U.S.). It’s an unprecedented (unpresidented?) era in American history, and it calls for a whole new…

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Peanut Sauce and Ape Actors

December 12, 2016
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Beninese Appetizer PEANUT SAUCE INGREDIENTS 1 small tomato 1 small onion 2 tablespoons peanut oil 1½ tablespoons chili powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cube MaggiTM beef bouillon* 1 cup water 10 tablespoons smooth peanut butter…

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Millionbøf and How to Speak Danish with Just Two Words

July 23, 2016
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Danish Entree MILLIONBØF INGREDIENTS 1 pound potatoes 1 large onion 2 teaspoons butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 pound ground beef (85% lean is best) 2 tablespoons flour 1¾ cups beef stock ¼ teaspoon pepper…

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A la Sarah Palin, I’m making up some new words, too

March 10, 2016
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When someone with as loose a grasp on the mother tongue as Sarah Palin creates words like “squirmish” and “refudiate,” I feel a hankerin’ to add to our vocabulary, too. It bein’ an election year…

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Unicorn Bites 1/9/14

January 9, 2014
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Unicorn Bites 1/9/14

Dennis Rodman: *goes to North Korea* *wins basketball game* *kills Kim Jong-un* N Koreans: You freed us! D: Nope *becomes new dictator* — James Breakwell (@XplodingUnicorn) January 9, 2014 I saw a woman on the…

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